Dartmouth at Boston College College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Silvio Conte Forum
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The Dartmouth Big Green head to Silvio Conte Forum to take on the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 16.5 point favorites.
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Dartmouth comes into this game with an overall record of 4-9. They currently have a point differential of -3.4 as they are averaging 70.4 points per game while giving up 73.8 per contest. Boston College has an overall record of 11-6. They are averaging 75.4 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Dartmouth Big Green Betting Trends
The Dartmouth Big Green are 2-2 against the spread this season
The Dartmouth Big Green are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 6-5 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 5-6 against the over/under this year
Key Dartmouth Big Green Injuries
12/14/17 G Guilien Smith Finger is out indefinitely
11/10/17 F Evan Boudreaux Eligibility is out for season
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
12/08/17 F Deontae Hawkins Knee is out for season
11/06/17 F Mike Sagay Transferred has left team
Miles Wright averages 12.8 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Brendan Barry averages 11.9 points per contest in 35.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 4 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jerome Robinson scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Ky Bowman averages 16 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.9 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dartmouth averages 70.4 points per contest this year, which is 272nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 100th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 88th in Division 1. They average 30.1 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 343rd and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 104th with 14.3 per game. The Big Green allow 73.8 points per contest, which is 212th in the country. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 310th and 206th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 86th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 169th place in college basketball. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 143rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College is 156th in the country with 75.4 points per contest this season. They are 171st in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 115th in Division 1. They are 53rd in the country in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 196th in assists per game with 13.6. The Eagles are 253rd in turnovers per contest with 12.5. The Eagles give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 121st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 83rd and 109th in those defensive statistics. They rank 175th with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 233rd with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles are 86th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year.
The Big Green are 230th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 284th. In terms of pace they are 251st in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 76th. As a team they are 74th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 108th in Division 1. Dartmouth is 32nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 305th in the nation.
Boston College is 251st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 109th in the nation. The Eagles are 113th in the country in offensive rating with 107.8, and their defensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 151st. In terms of pace they are 236th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 161st. As a team they are 167th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 141st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Dartmouth/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dartmouth +16.5
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